Eastern Overview


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Located in Richmond, Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.

In the most recent statistical year 10,215 prospective students applied, and 7,215 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,794 enrolled in the school.  12,148 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,696 attend part time.  In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $8,568 plus fees of $300.

Eastern is ranked 799 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Graduation Rate

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Eastern Kentucky University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Eastern Kentucky University is worse than average in terms of graduating students.

4 Years

15% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

32% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

38% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=156620 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Kentucky University.